The acceptance rate at Bethune-Cookman is 98%. It ranks #53 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Bethune Cookman University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,803 out of 5,938 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent (SAT 840/980 ACT 15/19). Bethune Cookman University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.11. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Bethune-Cookman application fee is $25 and applications are due by May 30.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Bethune Cookman University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||400|
|SAT Composite 25th||840|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||500|
|SAT Math 75th||480|
|SAT Composite 75th||980|
|Average SAT Score||910
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bethune Cookman University?
Bethune Cookman University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 770. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 910 out of 1600. Bethune-Cookman ranks #31 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||18|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||19|
|Average ACT Score||17
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bethune-Cookman?
Admission data indicates that Bethune-Cookman regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bethune Cookman University.
Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Bethune Cookman University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Bethune-Cookman. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bethune Cookman University was 3.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.11 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bethune-Cookman accepts 98% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||7.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||12.0%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.0%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||16.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||31.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||15.0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
67% of Bethune Cookman University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||30%|
|Top 50% of class||67%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||13%||12%|
Applicants have 171 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 30, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Bethune Cookman University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Bethune Cookman University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=132602 IPEDS survey data for Bethune Cookman University.
98% of those who apply are granted admission to Bethune-Cookman. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 980. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 19. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.